I’m looking forward to my upcoming trip to Italy next week, where I’ll have an opportunity to speak at Microsoft events, and spend time with customers and partners. I wanted to share my plans with you, in case we have an opportunity to connect.

The Microsoft events where I will be keynoting are the ALM & Test days. These are single day events, being held in Milan on January 24th and Rome on January 26th. The events will focus on Application Lifecycle Management, and will provide useful resources for both business decision makers and technical decision makers. In my keynote, I will describe the Microsoft ALM Strategy. This will be a good opportunity to learn about the direction we’re taking with our Microsoft ALM products, and gain insight into the thinking behind it. I will also share information on what you can expect to see in the next Visual Studio release.

Following my presentation, there will be talks offering insights and learning’s from real-world examples of implementing ALM in the enterprise including CIO interviews, customer panels, and detailed sessions on end-to-end integration by expert partner teams. I look forward to meeting everyone!

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